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The Wild Fig Tree

C/O Main and Louis Trichardt Street, Sabie 1260, South Africa
+27 13 764 2239
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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C/O Main and Louis Trichardt Street, Sabie 1260, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting choice of food, including Crocodile and Kudu. The Kudu was wonderfully cooked and we will visit again.More

Thank Reinette S
Gavin U, Owner at The Wild Fig Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi We are pleased you enjoyed your meal.We are fortunate to have top quality game available throughout the year and our crocodile supplier is a friend of the family. Please come and try the new dishes on our blackboard when you visit Sabie again! See...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were 9 people for supper. The food was really great. One of the better restaurants in Sabie. Service was also very good and the owners are there to keep an eye on everything.

Thank elmien2
Gavin U, Owner at The Wild Fig Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the compliment ! We try our very best and usually customers are happy and return regularly when they are in the area. Please when you pass through Sabie pop in for another visit. Regards Karin

Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Pancake was good. Coffee and tea did not impress, although my husband's coffee (also a regular cappuccino) tasted a lot better than mine.

Thank Madelé v
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Passing Sabie we have often stopped at The Wild Fig Tree; snacks, meals, clean, friendly, exhibiting a small collection of local handicrafts, it is a great place for a break. Prices are moderate and service is overall good; otherwise, call the owner who is usually...More

Thank joacobry
Reviewed 27 January 2018

The Wild Fig Tree is our go-to restaurant for dinner, when we are in Sabie, on our way to Kruger. The food is always great and interesting. Their menu is extensive and their daily specials board is always full of unique and regional foods. The...More

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We had several meals at this restaurant and every time was perfect,food was delicious,service was superb,excellent value for money!

Thank villakibel
Reviewed 13 January 2018

We returned to the Wild Fig after an absence of many years based on other reviews on Trip Advisor. We were not disappointed. It is easy to see why this restaurant has been voted the best in Sabie (and one of the best In Mpumalanga)...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Welcome was perfect Food was perfect Service was perfect ambiance was perfect All in all a perfect diner we enjoyed it very much We will be back again

Thank IKKE I
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Or anybody wanting to sample South African meals the Wild Fig is the place. Friendly management and staff with affordable priced meals mean you can sample the best of some traditional South African cooked meals.

Thank Shailendra H
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Nothing to add - just delicious, from starters to desert. Good service and the craft shop is worth a visit.

Thank Carl_Van101
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Questions & Answers
Sarah N
3 October 2016|
Response from Gavin U | Property representative |
Hi Unfortunately we are closed on Xmas day.
22 May 2016|
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Response from PDTravel2015 | Reviewed this property |
Renate, sorry only saw the question now, sure you did come right! Kind regards
Christian R
11 March 2016|
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Response from Christian R |
Hi Gavin and Karin I have send you a pictures on your e-mail adress. Thanks for your helpfullness. Christian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/O Main and Louis Trichardt Street, Sabie 1260, South Africa (Formerly THE WILD FIG TREE)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Sabie
  • Phone Number: +27 13 764 2239
  • E-mail
An excellent restaurant, with very pleasing decor. There is a permanent Menu, and a Blackboard Menu which is changed every 2 weeks.Gavin and Karin are there to welcome you, and to make sure that you have a very pleasant dining experience. The Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and offers an intimate ambiance. Exotic dishes , such as Kudu ,Crocodile, Ostrich are to be found on the menu.
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